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A Guide to the Top Mobile Payments Options

Apple Pay, Google Wallet or something else? Spending your money just got a whole lot easier.

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8 Strategies to Fund Your New Business

Entrepreneurs and small business experts share their advice on the best ways to raise money to finance a new business or product.

Major banks ready their own mobile payment apps

The apps could prove a major competitor for Apple Pay and competing products

MCX says CurrentC is less about tech, more about relationships

The head of the retailer-backed payment system says it welcomes competition and members are free to accept Apple Pay

Apple Pay saw 1 million activations in first three days

Consumers appear enthusiastic about Apple's new payment system

Apple Pay tops Tim Cook's to-do list in China

Apple CEO wrapped up a four-day trip to China on Friday

RiteAid blocks Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Payments were accepted at Apple Pay's launch on Monday, but appear to have been blocked by the retailer

Apple Pay's next move could be phone-to-phone payments

The NFC standard supports it, but payment software hasn't enabled it yet

Some Bank of America customers double-charged with Apple Pay

The bank said the minor glitch should be resolved by the end of Wednesday

MasterCard demos a prototype contactless card with a fingerprint sensor

The next generation card is set to be introduced in 2015, but consumers might move to phone-based services before then

S-money invites French Twitter users to make their payments public

A French mobile payment service now allows person-to-person payments via Twitter -- but all transactions will be public

French Twitter users to be offered Twitter payment service

Tweeting money will be free of charge, the French bank offering the service said

Banks See Amazon, Apple and Google as Growing Threat, Report Claims

Peer to peer lenders also an increasing concern

Orange Targets Home Applications With New Mobile-to-TV Gadgets, Services

In an Apple-style launch, French network operator Orange unveils its products for the next year

Kenya takes lead in booming African mobile money market

A 'digital transaction culture,' a creative renaissance in software development, and increasing mobile sales fuel money service.

PayPal subsidiary Braintree to process Bitcoin payments

The move represents PayPal's first foray into the digital currency

Mt. Gox trustee leaves door open to revival of Bitcoin exchange

Investors meet the bankruptcy trustee, but get few answers

New York's proposed Bitcoin rules include consumer protections

The state would require virtual currency traders to monitor transactions for money laundering

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